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Join the MacKids Miracle Club

By joining the MacKids Miracle Club today, you can help patients like Riley, Katelyn, and Gabriel all year long for as little as $20 a month. It is an easy and convenient way to make a real difference in their lives.

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Making the Transition Easier

Transitioning from a pediatric to an adult hospital can be an overwhelming experience for patients and their families. A new app is currently in development to help make the transition easier. Read more

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Twenty-Five Years of Smiles

McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation and Scotiabank are celebrating a milestone anniversary this year. Read more

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Never Alone – A Mental Health Journey

Self-harming became a regular part of Samantha’s life. Read more

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Stoney Creek Woman is Patient Ambassador for Miracle Treat Day

HAMILTON, ON: Avery Williams of Stoney Creek battled a rare form of cancer called retinoblastoma when she was 3 months old. Nearly two years after being in remission, she found herself at McMaster Children’s Hospital where she was diagnosed with significant hearing loss that resulted from the cancer. Read more

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Avery’s Song: A Triumphant Journey

“Singing is my passion,” says 19-year-old Avery of Hamilton. “I’ve been singing for as long as I can remember and I want to keep singing forever. It’s been a coping mechanism that’s helped me through some tough times.” Read more

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Listen up! Caring for Patients with Hearing Loss

Conversation. Music. Beautiful sounds from nature. The soundscapes of the world play such an important role in our lives and the reality of hearing loss can be devastating. Read more

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Delicious Philanthropy

A warm welcome to Crumbuns Bakeshop Cafe, the newest member of the Care4 cause marketing family. Read more

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MacKids Miracle Weekend Raises More Than $250,000

HAMILTON, ON: McMaster Children’s Hospital Foundation celebrated its annual Miracle Weekend on June 3 and 4. Read more

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Two Generations of Care at McMaster Children’s Hospital

It all started with mild aches and pains that seemed to be no cause for alarm. Read more